We are facing an unprecedented shutdown of services and businesses across the country. Health columnist Andre Picard was an early voice calling for Canada to “shut it down” in the pages of the Globe and Mail. He talks to us about how COVID-19 compares to other epidemics he’s covered, the media coverage so far and why he was pushing for social distancing before the government embraced it.
Does the New York Times’ success come at the expense of local news?
Did The Globe And Mail’s editor do anything wrong?
“I am keen to set up a meeting between yourself and my boss,” the Globe‘s editor-in-chief wrote to a PMO official
Canada’s newsrooms are whiter than ever.
Leaked audio from a NATO summit reveals Trudeau’s totally reasonable reaction to Trump. Did an Edmonton school board try to shut down a radio interview advocating for a student? The Globe and Mail’s China coverage is… inconsistent.
Don Cherry drafts his first Quillette essay: “The Day the Social Media Mob Came for Me.” Also, opinion writing in Canada post-Margaret Wente is pretty much the same. Freelance writer and Burn It All Down podcast co-host Shireen Ahmed joins us.
Thank God, it’s over – last sound off about how dull the 2019 election coverage was, we promise. Plus, Star Metro journalists cry fake news at activists pretending climate propaganda is the real thing. Writer and climate activist from 350.org Cam Fenton co-hosts.
There is no evidence that Trudeau was once fired for an affair. There is no gag order. There is no Globe story.
Trudeau in blackface, 3 times: how did we miss that? And Canada’s reporters bravely declare their independence – from their own union. CANADALAND Deputy Editor Jaren Kerr co-hosts.
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